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Oven bake element

Replacing the bake element . facing the back of the oven there is 2 red wires spliced together and 1 yellow . i wasnt paying attention whether they came from the left or right .does the red go on the right or left.facing the back from behind.

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If you're talking about the wires attached to the BAKE element, normally RED is on the RIGHT and YELLOW is on the LEFT, but it really doesn't matter. Theoretically, this is a resistive heating coil and it will work with the wires connected in either direction. Normally, its fairly easy to determine how these wires reconnect, because the lengths are normally only sufficient enough to connect them one way.

The RED wire connects from the BAKE element to the terminal block, to one side of the BROIL element. The YELLOW wire is connected to one end of the BAKE element and runs to the electronic oven control (EOC) board.

I hope this clarifies this for you.

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